Company Profile

About Arclight Films

Arclight Films is an award-winning feature film production house and one of the world's leading international sales companies for theatrical, television and home entertainment. Arclight Films has sold over 300 motion pictures including the Best Picture Oscar® winner Crash; Golden Globe® Best Picture Nominee Bobby, Lord of War starring Nicolas Cage, Jared Leto, and Ethan Hawke, and the company’s own production First Reformed,  written and directed by Paul Schrader, also starring Ethan Hawke and Amanda Seyfried.  First Reformed received an Academy Award® nomination for Best Original Screenplay and was released in the US by A24. 

The company's recent productions include the sci-fi thriller Possessor starring Andrea Riseborough, Christopher Abbott, Sean Bean, and Jennifer Jason Leigh, directed by Brandon Cronenberg which premiered in competition at Sundance 2020 and will be released in the US by NEON in Q4 2020; Hotel Mumbai starring Armie Hammer, Dev Patel, Nazanin Boniadi, Anupam Kher, and Jason Isaacs, directed by Anthony Maras which premiered at Toronto International Film Festival and released in March 2019 in the US by Bleecker Street; the true-life prison break story Escape From Pretoria starring Daniel Radcliffe released in March 2020 in the US by eOne; the powerhouse actioner Triple Threat starring Chinese stars Tony Jaa, Iko Uwais, and Tiger Chen and the Vietnamese action thriller Furie both films released by Well Go USA in March 2019; the 2019 Berlin Film Festival official selection Öndög from Berlin Golden Bear winning director Wang Quan'an; and the successful biopic Jungle starring Daniel Radcliffe released by eOne.

Arclight Films’ current production titles include the adventure-comedy feature The Portable Door starring Christoph Waltz and Guy Pearce; the space sci-fi feature Aurora starring Megan Fox; Twist starring Michael Caine, Lena Headey, and Rita Ora; the Australian action thriller Long Gone Heroes starring Ben Kingsley, Guy Pearce, and Maggie Q; and the big-budget Chinese co-production Killer 10. 

On the sales side of the company’s activities, current titles include The King’s Daughter; starring Pierce Brosnan, Kaya Scodelario, and narration by Julie Andrews; the haunting thriller Let It Snow that will be released in the US in September 2020 by Grindstone/Lionsgate; the horror-thriller Bloody Hell; the cult-thriller The Color Rose by Courtney Paige; the warmhearted comedy Butter; the epic female-driven action film Tomiris that will be released in the US by Well Go USA; the live-action mecha film Heavens: The Boy and His Robot; and Here are the Young Men starring Travis Fimmel, Dean Charles Chapman, Finn Cole, and Anya Taylor-Joy.

Arclight's film library includes the 2016 Official Cannes Directors' Fortnight selection Dog Eat Dog starring Nicolas Cage and Willem Dafoe; The Confirmation starring Clive Owen and Maria Bello, directed by Academy Award-winner Bob Nelson (Nebraska); 2016 Sundance Official Selection Frank & Lola starring Imogen Poots and Michael Shannon; Predestination starring Ethan Hawke released through Sony Pictures; Last Knights starring Clive Owen and Morgan Freeman; Paper Planes starring Sam Worthington; and Shangri-La Suite starring Emily Browning and Luke Grimes. 

The Arclight Films group additionally includes labels Darclight Films, the edgy genre-driven division of the company whose films include the worldwide horror hits Wolf Creek, Wolf Creek 2 and action thriller Bait 3D (the highest-grossing Australian film in the history of Chinese cinema), and Easternlight, a specialty arm showcasing Asian cinema with the largest film library of any non-Asian-based indie film label. Films sold under the Easternlight banner include the worldwide blockbuster Forbidden Kingdom starring Jackie Chan and Jet Li, 14 Blades starring Donnie Yen, and legendary auteur Chen Kaige's Sacrifice. 

The latest additions to Easternlight includes Guardians Of The Tomb starring Kellen Lutz and Bingbing Li, Snow Girl And The Dark Crystal starring Bingbing Li, Wolf Warrior starring Wu Jing (which opened #1 at the Chinese Box Office, earning more than $32.5M in one weekend), Special Id Starring Donnie Yen, and Badges Of Fury.

Arclight Films maintains a presence at all major motion picture and television festivals and markets with offices in Los Angeles, Sydney, Beijing, and Toronto. 

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